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Goal 1. Expand W&M's Reach

Vision 2026 Goal 1William & Mary aims to address global challenges, forge dynamic partnerships to fuel positive change and model democratic ideals to extend its influence in the world.

Advance research and scholarship of consequence
  • Foster partnerships that drive entrepreneurial approaches to local, national and global challenges
  • Strengthen W&M's research ecosystem to spark new discovery
  • Encourage impactful research and scholarship in every discipline to enhance W&M's prominence
Forge global connections
  • Charge the entire W&M community with elevating the university's global name recognition
  • Enhance opportunities to serve the global community
  • Mobilize W&M's worldwide network of elite university partnerships and broaden learning experiences for current and prospective students
Elevate civic engagement and service for the 21st century
  • Double down on W&M's abiding commitment to evidence-based argument and discovery as a public good
  • Rekindle and model civil discourse, convening disparate views to advance democratic values
  • Promote community-engaged teaching, research and learning

Download the Vision 2026 Framework (pdf)